27 September 2019
 
 

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
 



PRESS RELEASE

On September 26, 2019 at approximately 3:22 p.m., New York State Police at Owego responded to the report of a vehicle that struck a house on State Highway 17C in the town of Owego. 
 
An investigation determined that Jeffrey McGraw, age 53 of Owego was traveling on 17C in a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado when he fell asleep.  His vehicle struck a tree then a house; the vehicle and home subsequently caught on fire. The fire was extinguished by Campville Fire.  McGraw was treated for an arm injury by Owego EMS at the scene and released.  McGraw was issued a ticket for Moved From Lane Unsafely. 
 
No one was in the home at the time of the crash.  The homeowner was notified.      
 
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